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Address: Sultan Park, Male
Phone Number: (960) 332 2254
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Sun-Thu 08:00 - 18:00

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Nice museum

Very nice Islamic museum. nice to see a lot of historical things at once. If you visit Male you should also visit here

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2016
Busrayilmaz
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few tourist things to do in Male. They appear to b working on expanding it so it may get more interesting in the future. If you read EVERYTHING it's good for an hour. It is air conditioned so worth a mid day wander.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Explore whole history of Male and the islands of Maldives in this museum. Dinosaur's carcass portrait and ancient weapons showcase are awesome.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Very nice Islamic museum. nice to see a lot of historical things at once. If you visit Male you should also visit here

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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The museum covers how Maldivians live, the evolution of their writing system, weapons, coins and banknotes, and more. It occupies only a small part of the large building, however.

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Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

within the city very quite museum not that much crowded, very re-laxly you can see it all very good info.

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Vadakara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

National museum is working now in new building. It was a nice experience to see the history of the Maldives. You can see the different types of coral reefs. Which is stored in nice place and explained the details about it. Images of Sultan and his family. They have a sperate national heros museum. For foreigners it is 100 Male... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

the national museum once was a godown in sultan park. china donated the current building under a bilateral agreement. there is nothing much except worn out artefects. a poor one in all areas.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I went to the Museum on my own at about 9.35am on 27th, March. I was told by the hotel staff that it opens from 9 to 5. When I got there, I was told very politely by a keeper that it opens at 10.15. That is OK because I can walk around a bit. when it was opened, there... More 

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Male
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is a very good museum. But there is still space for improvement. So I say you should visit this place.

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Nice to visit, but not mandatory I think. Mini forest in the middle of the tiny town. Located near to presidential palace and most of attractions in Male.

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